5 CITRUS-INSPIRED FOOD & COOLER PAIRINGS

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Lemony Horseradish Dip and Mott’s Clamato Caesar Combine 1 small container sour cream and juice of 1 lemon with 1/4 cup crispy bacon (finely chopped), 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish, 2 dashes hot sauce and a dash Worcestershire sauce. Serve with sliced or whole raw vegetables. 4 to 6 servings Prep Time: Less than 30 minutes…

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Freshly Pressed

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By Peter Rockwell Punch it Up On a warm, lazy day at the cottage, or on the back deck, nothing quenches a thirst better than something cool, refreshing and easy to make. Watermelon Punch not only meets that criteria, its presentation will have your friends leaping to social media to share your inspired creation. Find…

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OUR LOCAL EXPERTS CELEBRATE THE SEASON

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Merroir: The Terroir of the Sea Lia Rinaldo, Managing Director,  Devour!The Food Film FestLucky us! Here we are in beautiful Nova Scotia in spring, and as we look ahead to another plentiful year of planting, growing and harvesting fresh bounty from the land, I am going to draw your attention to the sea. It just…

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Freshly Pressed

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Stop and Smell the Aromas Though white wines sometimes take a backseat  to reds during the winter months, with a change  of season comes the opportunity to explore whites  with unique aromatics that  spring from the glass.  Get your nose close to France’s Les Jamelles Viognier ($14.99), Germany’s Winzerkeller  Baden Gewürztraminer ($13.49) and Ontario’s Pelee…

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OF NOBLE ORIGIN

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Along with water, yeast and malt, hops have been one of beer’s basic components for hundreds of years. A natural preservative with potent aromatic and bittering qualities, the flowers of this hardy, pine cone-like plant began widely replacing gruit, an herb mixture, in the 1500s. You’d be hard pressed to find a beer made without hops today, with hundreds of available varieties that vary…

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BREWING GREAT FLAVOURS

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  Who amongst us doesn’t love the familiar smell of fresh brewed coffee? For many, it’s a morning ritual to wake up to a warming cup of coffee or espresso. Surprising to some, many of our favourite beers, wines and spirits also have a coffee flavour. Chocolate and Coffee While a rare few breweries add brewed coffee to their…

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